FISU World Forum

The FISU World Forum is held every two years (on the even year). This event brings together officials, administrators and students to learn and collaborate on issues and topics impacting university sport. Combining academic sessions with cultural, education and sporting activities, it is the pinnacle professional development event on the FISU education calendar.

Held over five days, the host city and organising committee determine a program with a key theme and sub themes to compliment the main plenary sessions and workshops.

The next FISU World Forum will be held in August 2024 in Zagreb, Croatia. If you are interested in attending, contact your National University Sports Federation or email us.

FISU World Conferences

FISU World Conferences are held in conjunction with the winter and summer World University Games events.

These conferences are a platform for presenting scientific and research papers on issues and areas that impact university sport. Each conference has a specific theme set but the host organising committee and combines keynote addresses, poster presentations and discussion groups.

The next FISU World Conference will be held in conjunction with the FISU World University Games Summer in Chengdu China. The conference will be held from 29 July to 1 August 2023. If you are interested in attending, visit the conference website, contact your National University Sports Federation or email us.


With its scholarship partners, FISU offers scholarship opportunities to further develop the knowledge, experience and education of students in the university sport sector.

Scholarship opportunities are available on a select basis and require prospective candidates to complete a comprehensive application process.

Scholarship information is sent to National University Sport Federations when the opportunity becomes available. If you are interested in finding our more about scholarship opportunities, email the FISU Education Department with your questions.

Young Reporters Program

The FISU Young Reporters Program enables young sports journalists to gain a unique training experience during FISU’s major events.

The program allows journalism students to get fully immersed into the heart of the event for its entire duration. The student has full access to the competition venues and main press centre and is a key part of the FISU media team in delivering media stories and reports from the event.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, visit the FISU website for more information and follow FISU on their socials to know when the next opportunities become available.